czech republic http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21530/all en Faking orgasms common among Czechs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/wanderlust/fake-orgasms-common-among-czech-women-men <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> And we are not talking just about women here. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Iva Roze Skoch </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> That most women have faked an orgasm at one point or another &mdash; either out of laziness or because of (how does one put this?) an overly considerate partner&rsquo;s persistence &mdash; is old news.</p> <p> Remember Meg Ryan in her famous <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0OeM6UUAoI">orgasm-faking scene</a> from the movie When Harry Met Sally. But that was back in 1989, before online pornography went mainstream.</p> <p> Nowadays it&rsquo;s much easier for ladies to learn proper orgasm-faking techniques from those who do it for a living: female porn stars.</p> <p> Surprisingly enough, men must have learned a few tricks in this arena over the years, too.</p> <p> According to a study conducted in the Czech Republic&mdash; which is, consequently, one of the world&rsquo;s most prominent porn production hubs &mdash; women aren&rsquo;t the only ones who resort to the practice.</p> <p> Based on the nationwide study of <a href="http://www.finance.cz/zpravy/finance/305631-jak-si-stojime-ii-vysledky-vyzkumu-sexualniho-chovani/">sexual behavior conducted by the research agency STEM/MARK</a>, 64 percent of Czech women say they have faked an orgasm at least once, with 15 percent admitting they do it regularly.</p> <p> What&rsquo;s perhaps more interesting is that 20 percent of Czech men also claim they have faked an orgasm.</p> <p> I have so many questions about that, I don&rsquo;t even know where to start.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/wanderlust/fake-orgasms-common-among-czech-women-men" target="_blank">read more</a></p> czech republic fake orgasms orgasm pornography Czech Republic Offbeat Health Wanderlust Tue, 21 Feb 2012 20:35:00 +0000 Iva Roze Skoch 5690253 at http://www.globalpost.com Czechs confront reputation for lousy food http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/czech-republic/121116/czechs-prague-food-obesity-restaurant <p>PRAGUE &mdash; Prague is trying to shed its stodgy culinary reputation as a new crop of chefs is seeking to erase the image of local food as artery-clogging, poorly cooked, tourist-trap fodder that led a visiting South African reviewer to denounce it as the world&#39;s worst cuisine in 2006.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/czech-republic/121116/czechs-prague-food-obesity-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> czech republic Travel/Tourism Czech Republic Food & Drink Culture & Lifestyle Health Sat, 17 Nov 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5726292 at http://www.globalpost.com Anti-Roma protests hit Czech Republic, 75 arrested http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/czech-republic/130825/anti-roma-protests-hit-czech-republic-75-arrested Hundreds of far-right activists demonstrated against the Roma populations in towns and cities across the Czech Republic.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/czech-republic/130825/anti-roma-protests-hit-czech-republic-75-arrested" target="_blank">read more</a></p> czech republic Czech Republic Want to Know Sun, 25 Aug 2013 13:45:28 +0000 Alexander Besant 5917390 at http://www.globalpost.com